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MOST ACCURATE FORECAST: More record heat this weekend!

Posted at 4:58 AM, Jun 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-10 23:46:16-04

PHOENIX — Get ready for more record heat this weekend!

Friday morning we set a new record low of 87 degrees, beating the old record warm low of 83 set in 2016.

Then, Phoenix hit 113 degrees Friday afternoon, topping the previous record of 111 set in 1978.

More records are in jeopardy in the days ahead.

Saturday's forecast: Low 88, High 114.
Saturday's records: Low 85 (set in 2014), High 114 (set in 1918)

Sunday's forecast: Low 88, High 113
Sunday's records: Low 85 (set in 1996), High 112 (set in 2019)

With heat this intense, Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for the Phoenix metro area through Sunday evening.

These heat alerts also extend across southern and western Arizona, and across the lower elevations of Yavapai and Gila counties.

With these warnings in effect, ABC15 Weather Action Days are in place through Sunday. Take action to stay safe in this dangerous heat.

Remember that heat is the number one weather related killer, so stay hydrated and limit your time outside when temperatures get this hot. Make sure to keep your pets inside, too.

While our Valley forecast will stay dry, we'll see a few thunderstorms in southeastern Arizona, along the Mogollon Rim or in the White Mountains over the next couple of days.

Lightning from these storms may spark new wildfires across our state.

By Monday, moisture will clear out and winds will pick up. That will help drop temperatures, but fire danger will increase even more.

Fire Weather Watches are now in effect for much of northern Arizona on Sunday and Monday.

The monsoon season officially begins on Wednesday, June 15th and it's looking more and more likely that storms will be back in our forecasts across Arizona by the end of next week. Stay tuned for details as we get closer.

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2022 Rainfall totals:

Sky Harbor Official Rainfall: 0.55" (-2.37" from average)

Valley Average (Phoenix Rainfall Index): 0.71"
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Daily rainfall reports from all across the Valley can be found here.
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PHOENIX IS GETTING DRIER - LOWER RAINFALL AVERAGES NOW

Average Monsoon Rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 2.71" of rain

NEW Average Monsoon Rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 2.43" of rain

Average Yearly Rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 8:03" of rain

NEW Average Yearly Rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 7.22" of rain
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2022 Rainfall totals:

Sky Harbor Official Rainfall: 0.55" (-2.06" from average)

Valley Average (Phoenix Rainfall Index): 0.71"
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Daily rainfall reports from all across the Valley can be found here.
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PHOENIX IS GETTING DRIER - LOWER RAINFALL AVERAGES NOW

Average Monsoon Rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 2.71" of rain

NEW Average Monsoon Rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 2.43" of rain

Average Yearly Rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 8:03" of rain

NEW Average Yearly Rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 7.22" of rain
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Share your weather photos and videos with us anytime.
Email share@abc15.com.
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Interactive Arizona Radar